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Friday, July 4, 2014

Publishing Pulse: July 4, 2014

This Week at Query Tracker

The profiles of several agents were updated this week. You can see the publisher updates list here.

We have two new success stories! Congratulations to Rachel Simon and Morgan Shamy.  

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This Week in Publishing

I like the word “indie”. So, apparently, does Forbes. See why they think indies are changing the economic world, one idea at a time. 

Joe Konrath shares this post on the Amazon-Hachette dispute: a look from the indie side of the street. 

We’ve mentioned hybrid authors in the past. Here’s a pair of articles that talk about Amazon’s White Glove Program… and yes, self-publishers, you do need an agent. David Jackson and Jane Friedman share their views. 

Just for fun…

Test your literary agent IQ with this quick quiz.

Enjoy your weekend... for to our US readers, Happy Independence Day!

Ash Krafton is a speculative fiction writer who, despite having a Time Turner under her couch and three different sonic screwdrivers in her purse, still encounters difficulty with time management. Visit Ash at www.ashkrafton.com for news on her urban fantasy series The Books of the Demimonde (Pink Narcissus Press) or stop by the Demimonde Blog at www.ash-krafton.blogspot.com . WOLF’S BANE (Demimonde #3) is now available and is touring like a witch on wheels.

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